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Affirmative Action: Dissecting Rhetoric From Reality

By Marc H. Morial, National Urban League – In a perfect America founded and operating on colorblind meritocracy, admission to selective institutions of higher learning, boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and access to federal contracts would be determined solely by ability, skill and talent, never having to take into consideration race or gender-and certainly never […]

Pass the Urban Jobs Act Now

Fox News Readers Bash Obama’s Daughter With Racial Slurs, ‘Ape,’ ‘Monkey’

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio (DiversityInc.com) – Fox News disabled the comments section of an article by the Associated Press about President Barack Obama’s 17-year-old daughter, Malia Obama, after readers flooded the post with racist comments, calling her a racial slur, an “ape,” a “monkey” and accusing her of not deserving her entry to the university but […]

President Obama Mentors Stephen Curry and Helps Him with a Science Project and His Jump Shot

Affirmative Action of a Different Kind

By Chuck Hobbs, Esq – Barely minutes after President Obama trumped Donald Trump on the idiotic “Birther” issue, Trump side-stepped his failure by asking to see President Obama’s undergraduate grades from Columbia and Harvard Law School. For Obama supporters, before getting too outraged please consider that such has been a fair area of inquiry before, […]

Affirmative Action debate heats up at Florida Universities

By Chuck Hobbs, Esq. – On February 24th a debate between students at predominantly black Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU), its predominantly white cross-town neighbor, will center upon one of the most politically divisive issues of the past quarter century—Affirmative Action and the role it plays in government spending. The debate […]